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11th Annual Networking Breakfast

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 9 a.m.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Keynote Speaker — 
Carolyn Cassin

Carolyn Cassin is President and CEO of the Michigan Women’s Foundation, Michigan’s only public statewide Foundation dedicated solely to helping women and girls realize economic self-sufficiency and social equality. She shaped an innovative, strategic direction for the Foundation through the creation and support of high-impact program. 

2017 Arab American Business Woman of the Year — Mary Zatina

Mary A. Zatina is senior vice president of government relations and community affairs at Beaumont Health, Michigan’s largest health care system, based on inpatient admissions and net patient revenue.

In this role, Zatina’s responsibilities include managing government relations for Beaumont Health and managing community affairs. Previously, she served as senior vice president, government relations and corporate communications at Oakwood Healthcare Inc., leading marketing, communications, public relations, community health and government relations. Zatina joined Oakwood from the Office of the Governor, State of Michigan, where she served as an advisor to Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and Chief of Staff to First Gentleman Daniel Granholm Mulhern. Prior to working in state government, she was the Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Communications and Strategy at Campbell-Ewald and director of Corporate Communications for the MichCon/MCN Energy Group. Zatina's career has also included senior management positions in the radio and television industries.

Zatina is a member of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce; the Michigan Fitness Foundation Board of Directors; Southwest Solutions Board and Development Committee of the Greening of Detroit; and was a founding member of the Arab-American Women’s Business Council and the Chicago Boulevard East Block Club. She is also serves on the Citizens Advisory Committee for University of Michigan-Dearborn. Additionally, she was named a Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40” Honoree.

A resident of Detroit, Zatina received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in mass communications and English at Wayne State University.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed in 2014 by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to compassionate, extraordinary care, no matter where they live in Southeast Michigan. It consists of eight hospitals with 3,399 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5,000 physicians, 35,000 employees and 3,500 volunteers. In 2015, the organization had $4.1 billion in net revenue with nearly 178,000 inpatient discharges, 531,000 emergency visits and more than 17,000 births. Learn more at beaumont.org.

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